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News Thu Sep 06 2007

Your little chimes, they reel and they rock

Their blaring, repetitious songs may be tedious, but summer wouldn't be summer without the ice cream truck. Yet it seems they're facing regulation and possibly banishment due to safety concerns. The Tribune reports that in ironicly-named west suburban Sugar Grove, parents are considering a ban on ice cream street vendors, due to concerns about children's safety. The article reviews ice cream truck-related sound policies in several other suburbs, including Aurora, where the Eskimo Man truck driver simply rings a single bell as he rolls down the street. I don't blame him; with that 30-second song on infinite repeat, it's the ice cream man's sanity I fear for most.

 

amyc / September 6, 2007 9:46 PM

Hooray for the Jojo reference!

Ding, ding.

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